Traits:Nauplius

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Nauplius

Nauplius: Free-swimming larva, with a characteristic triangular shape, rostral horns in some, three pairs of appendages, and sometimes a nauplia eye. The number of nauplius stages varies between groups (see Stachowitsch, 1992).


  • Nauplius

References: 
  • Stachowitsch, M., 1992. The invertebrates: an illustrated glossary. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Definition specific to Crustacea

Facts about "Nauplius"
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DefinitionFree-swimming larva, with a characteristic triangular shape, rostral horns in some, three pairs of appendages, and sometimes a nauplia eye. The number of nauplius stages varies between groups (see Stachowitsch, 1992). +
Free textDefinition specific to Crustacea +
Is trait ofTraits:Larva +
LabelNauplius +
ReferenceStachowitsch, M., 1992. The invertebrates: an illustrated glossary. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. +
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http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/Nauplius +